Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

Opus College of Business

How long?

  • 8 days
  • in person

What are the topics?

Opus College of Business


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Who should attend

Whether you’re an entry-level employee or a manufacturing executive with many years of experience under your “belt,” the Six Sigma Green Belt certificate program is for anyone who already has foundational knowledge of Six Sigma and needs advanced practical experience in order to perform their job functions.

  • Participant titles and job functions may include, but are not limited to:
  • Operations Manager
  • General Manager
  • Director of Operational Excellence
  • Functional Project Lead
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Operating System Specialist
  • Lead Manufacturing Engineer
  • Warehouse Operations Manager
  • Project Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Compliance Structural Engineer
  • Business Process Manager
  • Lead Analyst/Project Manager
  • Business Process Improvement Consultant
  • Lean Six Sigma Consultant
  • Director, Performance Excellence
  • Entrepreneurs and business owners
  • Individuals looking to advance in their careers or those making a career change

About the course

When Six Sigma is implemented, a company’s product and service quality improve and work processes are smoother and more streamlined. These companies know the importance of having employees who can identify, analyze and solve quality problems.

The University of St. Thomas’ Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate is perfect for those professionals who already have a foundational knowledge of Six Sigma and work on these types of projects under the supervision of Black Belt team members. The expertise gained includes how to:

  • Identify processes that need improvements quickly and efficiently
  • Reduce variability to increase overall quality and reduce costs
  • Increase the value you offer your organization by being better able to support Black Belt team members in large scale projects
  • Employ numerous process improvement techniques within the DMAIC model
  • Gain the practical experience needed to lead future small to medium scale projects

Benefits of the Program

Get a Thorough Understanding of Six Sigma Learn standardized Six Sigma tools and processes including data analysis, change management and team collaboration. Prepare to take your knowledge to the next step, Black Belt.

Become a Stronger Team Member Provide valuable input on Six Sigma projects through data analysis and knowledge of the DMAIC process.

Take the Next Step in your Career Being Six Sigma Green Belt certified is internationally recognized and standardized throughout organizations.

Earn a Certification By successfully completing this program you will earn your Six Sigma Green Belt certification through the University of St. Thomas. This certification will add credibility to your experience and demonstrate ability in Six Sigma to current and future employers.

Bring Value Back to your Company After participating in St. Thomas’ Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate program, you can help your organization realize increased customer satisfaction, improved service and product reliability, and enhanced financial performance.


Expand your Six Sigma knowledge and learn how to lead small- to medium-sized projects. The course covers topics including:

  • Cost reduction by applying Six Sigma methods
  • How to understand, use and interpret Six Sigma tools
  • Techniques to work on and improve team facilitation skills
  • How to formulate basic statistical analyses to determine the relationship between key inputs and process outputs
  • Practice preparing and presenting project reports and presentations

The program covers the many phases of the DMAIC process:

Lean Six Sigma

  • Lean Six Sigma philosophy
  • Lean Six Sigma improvement method
  • Seven types of waste

Define Phase

  • SIPOC-R/system map
  • SWOT analysis
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Problem statement
  • Potential business objective(s)
  • Primary and Secondary metrics
  • Process owner(s)

Measure Phase

  • Process flow map
  • Relationship diagram
  • Capability analysis
  • Control charts
  • Descriptive stats
  • DPPM, PPK, Z-Score, other
  • Establish timeline and milestones

Analyze Phase

  • Brainstorming/affinity diagram
  • Fishbone/mind map
  • Sample size estimation
  • Model and residual analysis
  • Test for means
  • Test for variances
  • Document phase conclusions

Improve Phase

  • Design of experiments
  • Potential problem analysis (PPA)
  • Document phase conclusions

Control Phase

  • Control plan
  • Potential problem analysis (PPA)
  • FMEA training
  • Process documentation
  • Communication of project results


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Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate at Opus College of Business

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